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The calendar has turned to February, and because the common season heads towards the end line, issues are nonetheless very a lot up within the air across the Large Ten. Right here’s how the SiriusXM Large Ten Radio staff voted for this week’s version of the Energy Rankings:
1. PURDUE @BoilerBall
The Boilermakers’ huge males are getting an enormous help with Jaden Ivey’s heroics.
2. MICHIGAN STATE @MSU_Basketball
Tom Izzo’s staff has had its share of challenges, however the Spartans are enjoying at an elite degree most nights.
3. WISCONSIN @BadgerMBB
The Badgers are edging out victories in opposition to groups they need to be higher than, however Wisconsin retains placing these wins on the board.
4. ILLINOIS @IlliniMBB
The return of Kofi Cockburn is nice information for the Preventing Illini, who had a pleasant win on the highway in opposition to in-state rivals Northwestern.
5. OHIO STATE @OhioStateHoops
The Buckeyes performed arduous in opposition to Purdue as they do most each evening however should discover consistency down the stretch.
6. INDIANA @IndianaMBB
The Hoosiers rebounded properly after getting trounced at dwelling by Michigan.
7. MICHIGAN @umichbball
The Wolverines have gotten higher since getting back from a COVID-forced break however the highway forward will probably be difficult.
8. IOWA @IowaHoops
The Hawkeyes proceed to shoot poorly and it’s costing Iowa an opportunity to fatten up the win report.
9. PENN STATE @PennStateMBB
By no means a straightforward out and the Nittany Lions might be the fly within the ointment for quite a few groups the remainder of the way in which.
10. MARYLAND @TerrapinHoops
The Terps want everybody along with Eric Ayala to place the ball within the basket an entire lot extra.
11. MINNESOTA @GopherMBB
Gophers are skidding shedding six of their final seven video games.
12. RUTGERS @RutgersMBB
This Rutgers staff is difficult to grasp at occasions, however Steve Pikiell has to discover a approach for issues to return collectively in a rush to make the match.
13. NORTHWESTERN @NUMensBBall
The Nebraska soccer staff of Large Ten basketball. The Wildcats have misplaced 9 of their ten video games by single digits.
14. NEBRASKA @HuskerHoops
A house sport in opposition to Rutgers gave the impression to be very winnable for Nebraska. Sadly, it wasn’t and the Huskers are nonetheless winless in convention play.